New Year, New Me! (and all the other things we tell ourselves)

Christmas got put away today, all the boxes loaded up and back to their spot in the garage for another year. It's feeling fresh and clean in our space. The house is 99% uncpacked and is now home. The kids will be back to school and we'll be in our full swing regular routine again. … Continue reading New Year, New Me! (and all the other things we tell ourselves)

Radical Honesty

Authenticity, radical honesty, and simply put in the author's own word: brutiful - Glennon Doyle Melton's Love Warrior is sitting with a bookmark half way through it's pages, begging me to finish it. Seriously. It is SO raw and honest. I've laughed. I've cried. Reading this feels like when you stare directly into the sun. It's … Continue reading Radical Honesty

Mishmash and Miscellany

We have rounded out the second week of school in our neck of the woods and it has been busy, as usual. Here's the mishmash rundown... My dear hubby thought what better way to start off the back to school season than with a school of fish?! Eric texts me from the pet store, where he was … Continue reading Mishmash and Miscellany

Parenting: Are We Over Thinking It?

I've been told that I "read too much" or "think too much" or "worry too much" when it comes to parenting. Not by anyone person, but in general - by a couple of people. Shaking their heads from side to side with that look that says "there's just too much information out there".  We read books, … Continue reading Parenting: Are We Over Thinking It?